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Purdue National Signing Day 2016: Lankford-Johnson and Ferguson Sign

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Purdue added two speed demons from the Sunshine State in running back Brian Lankford-Johnson and athlete Javonte Ferguson.

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Purdue dipped into Florida and pulled out two prospects with ludicrous speed to add a little flair to the 2016 class.

Brian Lankford-Johnson is a 6'0, 195 pound running back from Minnesota who played his final year of high school football in Melbourne, Florida. Lankford-Johnson is the definition of a home run hitter out of the backfield, who uses his blazing speed to demoralize opposing safeties. If it's a race to the end-zone, Lankford-Johnson is going to win.

Javonte Ferguson can run faster than you. He can run faster than me. In fact, he can probably run faster than 99.9% of the global population. Ferguson is a 5'7, 160 pound football player that moonlights as a track star. I had to watch his highlights in slow motion, because he is just a blur at regular speed.

Both of these guys bring a dose of much-needed athleticism to Purdue.

More to come on Lankford-Johnson and Ferguson later.